Monsonaccio Red 2010

Name: Chianti DOCG

Type: Red

Grapes: Sangiovese 85%-Merlot 8%-Syrah 7%

Available formats: 0.75ml-1.5 l-3 l-6 l

Exposure: South, south-west at about 70 m above sea level, incline 10%

Soil type: Sand and Pliocene clays with marine gravel intercalations

Training system: spurred cordon unilateral at 60 cm.

Production area and planting distance: 1.5 ha, about 8000 plants/ha

Pre-bottling refining: Sangiovese in oak barrels for 12 months, Syrah and Merlot in barriques for 12 months

Stabilisation: Self-stabilisation in wood

Refining in the bottle: 2 months

Chianti Varramista stands out for its fresh aromas and vivacity typical of Sangiovese, but with all the smoothness and roundness provided respectively by the Merlot and Syrah. The aroma contain hints of violets, poppy, anemone merged with white flowers. A smooth but highly tannin taste.

Serve with tomato-based first courses and grilled meats

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